Knicks Morning News (2017.07.16)

  • [ESPN] Sources: Melo still counting on deal to Rockets
    (Saturday, July 15, 2017 7:27:55 PM)

    Sources: Melo still counting on deal to Rockets

  • [NYTimes] N.B.A. Hopeful’s Scar Tells a Tale of Determination
    (Saturday, July 15, 2017 3:46:59 PM)

    Josh Adams, a former Wyoming basketball star, played five months of the 2016-17 season in Russia after recovering from severe injuries sustained in a car crash.

  • [NY Newsday] New Knicks GM Scott Perry to seek talent with ‘no agendas’
    (Saturday, July 15, 2017 7:45:00 PM)

    Scott Perry’s first job in an NBA front office left an indelible mark on him. The Knicks’ new general manager takes some of the things he learned from former Pistons president Joe Dumars wherever he goes.

  • [NYPost] Jeff Van Gundy: Carmelo not ‘a natural fit’ for Rockets
    (Saturday, July 15, 2017 11:00:12 PM)

    Former Rockets coach Jeff Van Gundy still lives in Houston and has a good read on that franchise. And Van Gundy, recently named a Team USA coach for the Americas Tournament and World Cup qualifiers, isn’t sure Carmelo Anthony is “a natural fit” for a Houston team trying to dethrone the Warriors. In Las Vegas…

  • [NYPost] Tim Hardaway Jr. opens up on why this time will be different
    (Saturday, July 15, 2017 4:15:35 PM)

    Guard Tim Hardaway Jr., reacquired by the Knicks after two seasons in Atlanta, takes a shot at some Q&A with Post columnist Steve Serby. Q: How much did Phil Jackson’s criticism of you when he traded you to the Hawks in 2015 motivate you? A: It motivated me big-time. Then when I went down to…

  • [NYPost] The team-building failure on new Knicks GM’s résumé
    (Saturday, July 15, 2017 3:20:21 PM)

    The tandem of president Steve Mills and general manager Scott Perry heading the Knicks front office is expected to be kinder, gentler and friendlier. According to sources, the duo will be a lot more available to the media. While Phil Jackson set his own media policy, which especially last season was to avoid the local…

  • [NYDN] It’s time for the disappointing Knicks-Carmelo marriage to end
    (Saturday, July 15, 2017 8:27:14 PM)

    For both the Knicks and Carmelo to move forward, Carmelo needs to move out.

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